Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson had cats and dogs, but got an entire herd of unique pets after taking office. After the U.S. entered World War I, the 28th president got a herd of sheep to live on the White House lawn. This way, the first family was supporting the war effort by freeing up their groundskeepers and by auctioning off the wool and donating the proceeds to the Red Cross. In 1919, their fleece earned $52,823.

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